Important JewelryWed, Oct 18, 2017 at 10am EDT |
Sale of Important Jewelry on October 18, 2017 at 10am in New York
Featuring Exquisite Designs by Such Prestigious Makers as Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, David Webb, Buccellati, Bulgari and Tiffany & Co.
Join Us at the Exhibition and Preview Highlights from the November 13 Jewelry Auction in Beverly Hills
NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle’s auction of Important Jewelry on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 10am will showcase dazzling jewelry by the world’s most prestigious makers, including Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, David Webb, Buccellati, Bulgari and Tiffany & Co., with offerings spanning the Antique, Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Modern eras. Also attracting attention will be high-carat-weight diamond and colored stone rings, as well as fine watches, gentlemen’s accessories and objets de vertu.
The selection of glittering diamond rings features stunning examples in a variety of cuts and carat weights. Highlights include a ring set with an elegant pear-shaped diamond, approx. 5.01 carats, D color, VVS2 clarity (est. $125,000-175,000) and another with a cut-cornered step emerald-cut diamond, approx. 8.95 carats, H color, VS2 clarity (est. $80,000-120,000). An exquisite Art Deco ring from the Estate of Barbara Hartley Lord sparkles with a cushion-shaped modified brilliant diamond, 6.41 carats, F color, VS2 clarity (est. $80,000-120,000).
Jewelry set with colored stones offers two elegant emerald and diamond brooches set with exceptional stones that display the prized deep green color concentration of Colombian emeralds. Emeralds of this quality are always highly sought after, and even more so at the moment. From the Collection of a Family of Spanish Descent is a circa 1935 heart-shaped brooch by Cartier set with a Colombian emerald of approx. 14.75 carats (est. $150,000-250,000). Property of a Distinguished Lady offers a bow brooch featuring a Colombian emerald of approx. 21.52 carats (est. $125,000-175,000). From the Property of a Lady is a ring centering a sapphire of approx. 13.71 carats (est. $80,000-120,000).
Van Cleef & Arpels
Platinum and diamond cluster earclips by Van Cleef & Arpels (est. $25,000-35,000) are a perennial favorite – as classic as the proverbial little black dress. A photograph of Grace Kelly wearing a pair of cultured pearl and diamond earrings similar to a pair in the sale (est. $15,000-20,000) appears on the back cover of Set in Style, The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels (Smithsonian, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum).
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Named Tiffany & Co.'s first Design Director in 1902, Louis Comfort Tiffany created iconic pieces focusing on natural aesthetics, semiprecious stones and exotic designs. The sale offers a rare Arts and Crafts Gold and Opal Necklace created by Louis Comfort Tiffany circa 1900 designed as a stylized peacock tail flanked by two pendants (est. $20,000-30,000).
Special Preview of Beverly Hills Jewelry Highlights
Join us at the exhibition of Important Jewelry on October 14-17 and preview highlights of the Jewelry sale to be held in Beverly Hills on November 13.
We Invite You to Auction!
Consignments are currently being accepted for future Jewelry sales in New York and Beverly Hills. We invite you to contact us for a complimentary auction appraisal of your jewelry and fine watches. Our specialists are always available to discuss the sale of a single item or an entire collection.
For information, please contact:
Ann Lange in New York at 212-427-4141, ext 221 or jewelry@Doyle.com
Nan Summerfield and Emily Marchick in Beverly Hills at 310-276-6616 or DoyleLA@Doyle.com